Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Human Statue of Liberty

Just received this from an online friend in Canada! Thanks Stella!

(Larger image: http://www.dcnyhistory.org/1918-human-statue-of-liberty.html )
It is 18,000 men in a training camp at Camp Dodge, in Iowa in 1918.
Base to Shoulder: 150 feet
Right Arm: 340 feet
Widest part of arm holding torch: 12 1/2 feet
Right thumb: 35 feet
Thickest part of body: 29 feet
Left hand length: 30 feet
Face: 60 feet
Nose: 21 feet
Longest spike of head piece: 70 feet
Torch and flame combined: 980 feet
Number of men in flame of torch: 12,000
Number of men in torch: 2,800
Number of men in right arm: 1,200
Number of men in body, head and balance of figure only: 2,000
Total men: 18,000

Amazing! There are others by the same photographers too.

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